Mrs. Sok N. 35 years old and lives in Roluos Village, Takeo Province. She and her husband, Mr. Chhaom Nheb, are farmers who own three hectares of land to cultivate rice. In order to support this farming, Mrs. Sok N. decided to ask for a loan to buy rice seed, fertilizer and pesticides. Aside from farming, Mr. Chhaom is also a plowing machine driver, and he is able to earn a small income from his plowing machine to help support his family's living expenses. Mrs. Sok and Mr. Chhaom have three children, who all are students and also help out on the family farm. Mrs. Sok's husband is in the photo with her.
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